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Bleak House By Charles Dickens
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Sir Leicester Dedlock and Honoria, Lady Dedlock (his junior by more than 20 years) live at his estate of Chesney Wold. Unknown to Sir Leicester, Lady Dedlock had a lover, Captain Hawdon, before she... More > married Sir Leicester — and had a child by him, Esther Summerson. Lady Dedlock, believing her daughter is dead, has chosen to live out her days 'bored to death' as a fashionable lady of the world.< Less
The Chimes By Charles Dickens
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One New Year's Eve Trotty, a "ticket-porter" or casual messenger, is filled with gloom at the reports of crime and immorality in the newspapers, and wonders whether the working classes are... More > simply wicked by nature. His daughter Meg and her long-time fiancé Richard arrive and announce their decision to marry next day. Trotty hides his misgivings, but their happiness is dispelled by an encounter with a pompous alderman, Cute, plus a political economist and a young gentleman with a nostalgia, all of whom make Trotty, Meg, and Richard feel they hardly have a right to exist, let alone marry.< Less
The Old Curiosity Shop By Charles Dickens
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The Old Curiosity Shop tells the story of Nell Trent, a beautiful and virtuous young girl of 'not quite fourteen.' An orphan, she lives with her maternal grandfather in his shop of odds and ends. Her... More > grandfather loves her dearly, and Nell does not complain, but she lives a lonely existence with almost no friends her own age. Her only friend is Kit, an honest boy employed at the shop, and whom she is teaching to write. Secretly obsessed with ensuring that Nell does not die in poverty as her parents did, her grandfather attempts to make Nell a good inheritance through gambling at cards. He keeps his nocturnal games a secret, but borrows heavily from the evil Daniel Quilp, a malicious, grotesquely deformed, hunchbacked dwarf moneylender. In the end, he gambles away what little money they have, and Quilp seizes the opportunity to take possession of the shop and evict Nell and her grandfather.< Less
Master Humphrey's Clock By Charles Dickens
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Master Humphrey is a lonely man who lives in London. He keeps old manuscripts in an antique longcase clock by the chimney-corner. One day, he decides that he would start a little club, called Master... More > Humphrey's Clock, where the members would read out their manuscripts to the others. The members include Master Humphrey; a deaf gentleman, Jack Redburn; retired merchant Owen Miles; and Mr. Pickwick from The Pickwick Papers. A mirror club in the kitchen, Mr. Weller's Watch, run by Mr. Weller, has members including Humphrey's maid, the barber and Sam Weller.< Less
Sketches by Boz By Charles Dickens
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Sketches by "Boz," Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-day People (commonly known as Sketches by Boz) is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens in 1836 accompanied... More > by illustrations by George Cruikshank. The 56 sketches concern London scenes and people and are divided into four sections: "Our Parish", "Scenes", "Characters", and "Tales". The material in the first three of these sections is non-fiction. The last section comprises fictional stories. Originally, the sketches were published in various newspapers and periodicals from 1833-1836.< Less
A Pattern Manual By Ashley Gange
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2 pattern langauges ingest one another (wikipedia & "A Pattern Language"). a companion to Christopher Alexander's, "A Pattern Language"
A Pattern Manual By Ashley Gange
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2 pattern langauges ingest one another (wikipedia & "A Pattern Language"). a companion to Christopher Alexander's, "A Pattern Language"
Evolution: life in the late Pleistocene By Jose D. Perezgonzalez [ed]
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PEREZGONZALEZ Jose D [ed] (2011). Evolution: life in the late Pleistocene. Journal of Knowledge Advancement & Integration (ISSN 1177-4576), 2011, pages 174-175. Keywords: Cenozoic, Prehistory,... More > Evolution, Simulation, Wiki of Science [See more at http://WikiofScience.wikidot.com]< Less
Evolution: life in the early Pleistocene By Jose D. Perezgonzalez [ed]
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PEREZGONZALEZ Jose D [ed] (2011). Evolution: life in the early Pleistocene. Journal of Knowledge Advancement & Integration (ISSN 1177-4576), 2011, pages 172-173. Keywords: Cenozoic, Prehistory,... More > Evolution, Simulation, Wiki of Science [See more at http://WikiofScience.wikidot.com]< Less
Markdown By Example By Tim Steinbach
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Markdown By Example - The book for Markdown-everything. From text files over presentations to blogs, it can all be done using mostly Markdown. And it is easy, too! This book introduces the reader... More > to the Markdown syntax, teaches a few tricks on output styling and explains the various tools and frameworks that support Markdown. All this is done using an imaginary monitoring tool called "GoodTool", which - by the end of the book - has a README file, a website, a blog, a wiki and much more. It is the common theme helping the reader understand the different use cases. Finally, the book ends in a chapter explaining the "Making Of Markdown By Example" - yes, this book is not only about Markdown, it was also written in Markdown!< Less